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Kalm, Peter
TRAVELS INTO NORTH AMERICA; CONTAINING ITS NATURAL HISTORY, AND A CIRCUMSTANTIAL ACCOUNT OF ITS PLANTATIONS AND AGRICULTURE IN GENERAL,... WARRINGTON: WILLIAM EYRES, 1770
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3,0005,000
LOT SOLD. 3,250 USD
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Kalm, Peter
TRAVELS INTO NORTH AMERICA; CONTAINING ITS NATURAL HISTORY, AND A CIRCUMSTANTIAL ACCOUNT OF ITS PLANTATIONS AND AGRICULTURE IN GENERAL,... WARRINGTON: WILLIAM EYRES, 1770
Estimate
3,0005,000
LOT SOLD. 3,250 USD
JUMP TO LOT

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Kalm, Peter
TRAVELS INTO NORTH AMERICA; CONTAINING ITS NATURAL HISTORY, AND A CIRCUMSTANTIAL ACCOUNT OF ITS PLANTATIONS AND AGRICULTURE IN GENERAL,... WARRINGTON: WILLIAM EYRES, 1770
3 volumes, 8vo (8 1/4 x 5 ins; 210 x 126 mm). Engraved folding map, 6 engraved plates, ad leaf in vol. 1, list of subscribers in vol. 2;  scattered very minor foxing, usual offsetting from the plates onto text. Full antique speckled calf, gilt.
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Provenance

Jay T. Snider (bookplate, his sale, Bloomsbury New York, 19 November 2008, lot 113)

Literature

Howes K5; Sabin 36989; Streeter Sale 823

Catalogue Note

FIRST EDITION IN ENGLISH, first issue with the Warrington imprint in the first volume.

"Most trustworthy description of Swedish settlements in 18th century Delaware, New Jersey and Pennsylvania" (Howes).

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